Valerie Bloom at the Bluecoat

bloom image ‘Come, Me Pickney!’ Written and performed by Valerie Bloom at the Bluecoat on Thursday 26 June 2008 16.00.
When Joe’s gran arrives from Jamaica to look after him and his sister, she isn’t quite what ten-year-old Joe expects…

Come, Me Pickney!
When Joe’s gran arrives from Jamaica to look after him and his sister, she isn’t quite what ten-year-old Joe expects…

Despite embarrassing him in front of his friends and saying ‘howdy do’ to complete strangers, she brings fun and life to Joe’s world. As the story unfolds, you will find yourself singing along to his gran’s old folk songs, bargaining Jamaican-style for groceries at the market, and shouting ‘sandwich’ at the top of your voice every time Joe’s gran tries to sneak something new into his lunchbox!

Valerie Bloom will read this fantastic new story interspersed with some of her favourite poems. The reading will be set to a specially commissioned soundscape with theatrical lighting.

For children aged 7+

Thursday 26 June 2008
4pm

£3 (£10 for 4 people)

The Bluecoat
School Lane,
Liverpool L1 3BX

Tickets and Information
0151 7025324
Website
www.thebluecoat.org.uk

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